Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday afternon through Sunday Morning

Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday afternon through Sunday Morning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
205 PM MST FRI JAN 15 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED OVER WESTERN WYOMING...

.A ROUND OF SIGNIFICANT PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE OVER WESTERN
WYOMING SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THIS SYSTEM WILL INITIATE ANOTHER
ROUND OF HEAVY SNOWFALL FOR THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS...AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. TRAVEL WILL
LIKELY BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM...ESPECIALLY MOUNTAIN PASSES.

WYZ013-023-161100-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0002.160116T1800Z-160117T1800Z/
JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
205 PM MST FRI JAN 15 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM
MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SATURDAY TO 11 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN LATE SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
  WESTERN VALLEYS. HEAVIER SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* NEW SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...IN HEAVIER SNOWFALL...VISIBILITIES MAY BECOME
  REDUCED TO UNDER A MILE.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR DUE TO SLICK
  AND SNOW PACKED ROADS. MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR CURRENT ROAD
  CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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